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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol Tours and Activities

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The building that once held Victoria’s most notorious criminals is now one of Melbourne’s oldest surviving structures and a museum devoted to its past. From 1845 to 1924, hundreds of violent criminals were jailed and hanged at the Old Melbourne Gaol, including the infamous bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly and gangster Squizzy Taylor.

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Complete Melbourne Walking Tour

Complete Melbourne Walking Tour

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Join our tour guides for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great and so much more. When you arrive, you'll explore Melbourne with a local who can share the history of the city as well as point out things to do after your walking tour is done. Depot Adventures tour guides want to show you the real Melbourne – the city we know and love. Your tour will stop for a coffee and conclude near the Old Melbourne Gaol, where you learn about Australia’s most infamous bush ranger. After your tour is finished, your guide will brings the group to a classic Australian pub where you can experience traditional Aussie food.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.39
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Melbourne Self-Guided Audio Tour

Melbourne Self-Guided Audio Tour

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This audio tour of the modern city of Melbourne will take you on a captivating journey to see sights such as the bustling Flinders Street Station and many historic buildings including the Melbourne Gaol and the State Parliament House. You will also receive a map detailing the area of your tour.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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$15.90
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The Ultimate Melbourne Attractions Pass

The Ultimate Melbourne Attractions Pass

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Enjoy the Melbourne attractions and activities that interest you most with this flexible attractions pass. There are multiple options to choose from to suit your schedule—select a pass that offers unlimited attractions for a set number of days, or select a flexi pass that offers a set number of attractions within a longer time period. Then explore Melbourne however you wish, choosing from more than 25 experiences such as the zoo, Eureka Skydeck, a city sightseeing tour, a ride on the Puffing Billy steam train or entry to Healesville Sanctuary.
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  • 90 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Laneway Discovery Running Tour

Melbourne Laneway Discovery Running Tour

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Squeezing in a workout while on vacation isn’t always easy, but this Melbourne running tour means you can work up a sweat and take in the sights along the way. Set out on a run around Melbourne’s atmospheric laneways; stop to admire the vibrant street art, local landmarks, and quirky shops; then re-fuel with coffee at a popular local café.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.86
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Private Tour of Melbourne

Private Tour of Melbourne

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Looking for an exclusive experience for your family, office, or club? Rent a professional guide for 3 hours to start and finish at the place & time of your choosing. At the start of the tour, your guide will work with you to set the itinerary. Want us to focus on street art? Laneways? Sport? Want to try dumplings in Chinatown? Coffee at an iconic cafe? Cocktails on a rooftop? No worries! Just let us know when you book and we’d be happy to accommodate. Not sure what to do? We'll take you on Melbourne's highlights, spending 3 hours covering the best our city has to offer - street art, historic arcades, iconic laneways, Chinatown, and Melbourne's oldest jail. When you make your booking please include any special requests, as well as where you would like the tour to start from (pickup available from any city location — we'll use public transport to navigate through the city).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$362.52
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Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Tour

Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Tour

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Experience the Great Ocean Road’s top attractions on this guided excursion that follows the iconic road in reverse. Embark on your journey and beat the crowds while learning about the region’s scenic landscapes and pretty coastal towns from an informative guide. Visit sites including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell, London Bridge, and Great Otway National Park Rainforest.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.46
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Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket

Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket

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Spend a day immersed in the amazing animal kingdom at the Melbourne Zoo. Encounter native land species like koalas, wombats and kangaroos at the Australian Bush exhibit, and watch Victoria’s indigenous penguins and seals splash around at the Wild Sea. Admire creatures from around the globe, such as mighty Asian pachyderms at the Trail of Elephants and elegant African zebras and giraffes in open-air habitats. Don’t miss the energetic primates at Lemur Island and an elevated orangutan exhibit!
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Admission Ticket

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Admission Ticket

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Dive into the watery world of Australia’s native marine creatures at the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Get an up-close view of penguins, sharks, stingrays, seahorses and more as you explore 12 distinct ecosystems at the beautifully designed aquarium. Skip to the front of the line with your ticket, so you’ll have more time to watch playful penguins and marvel at jellyfish.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Eureka Skydeck 88 Admission Ticket

Eureka Skydeck 88 Admission Ticket

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Soak up a spectacular aerial view of Melbourne with a visit to Eureka Skydeck 88 — the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere. Admire the watery expanse of Port Phillip Bay and the rolling Dandenong Ranges in the distance. Even the other skyscrapers of Melbourne’s business district will seem miniature from this incredible vantage point. Thrill-seekers can upgrade to experience ‘The Edge’— a moving, glass-bottomed cube that lets you hover over the city streets 88 floors below.
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  • 1 hour
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$19.25
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Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

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Take in breathtaking sights of long sandy beaches and dramatic cliffs on this guided, full-day tour of Australia’s Great Ocean Road. See some of the most spectacular coastal scenery on Earth, including the Twelve Apostles limestone stacks and Gibson's Steps, site of historic cliff lines. Bushwalk in Great Otway National Park and try out your koala-spotting skills. Travel in a deluxe mini-coach with a small group for a relaxing, personalized experience.
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  • 12 hours
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$98.08
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Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops

Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops

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Step back in time and explore downtown Melbourne’s gangster past. Discover buildings along Lonsdale Street that were once brothels and speakeasies from the 1870s to the 1930s. Hear myths and legends about the famous gangsters of the era such as Squizzy Taylor and the slum of ‘Little Lon,’ and how these gangs used lolly shops—candy stores—as fronts for massive drug operations.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Great Ocean Road Experience and Surf Coast Tour

Small-Group Great Ocean Road Experience and Surf Coast Tour

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Take a full-day tour that includes all the highlights of the Great Ocean Road with the addition of the Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience. See gorgeous Southern Australian beaches, koalas in Kennett River, the Southern Ocean, Great Otway National Park and Port Campbell National Park. Stop at the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge, Gibson Steps and other landmarks on the Shipwreck Coast. Return to Melbourne and use your Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience pass to take in views from the highest vantage point in the Southern Hemisphere.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.44
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2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour: Great Ocean Road and Grampians One Way Trip

2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour: Great Ocean Road and Grampians One Way Trip

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Take in the sights as you travel from Melbourne to Adelaide on a 2-day tour that features the highlights of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians. Visit destinations such as Apollo Bay, the Twelve Apostles, and Loch Ard Gorge; look for koalas in the wild and explore the natural beauty and Aboriginal culture of Grampians National Park. Your tour includes overnight accommodation in the Grampians, two meals, and transportation.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$236.11
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2-Day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island Tour

2-Day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island Tour

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Experience the best of coastal Victoria with this packed, 2-day tour that takes you to three favorite destinations around Melbourne. See the spectacular beaches and limestone cliffs of the Great Ocean Road, watch the famous Penguin Parade at Phillip Island, and visit the charming seaside villages and colorful bathing boxes of the Mornington Peninsula. The tour package includes overnight accommodation, two meals, all park fees, and guided transport.
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  • 2 days
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Great Ocean Road Highlights Tour - 2 Days, 1 Night

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Great Ocean Road Highlights Tour - 2 Days, 1 Night

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Join us on an exclusively private 'Highlights Tour' to explore the beautiful Great Ocean Road (and optional city tour) and all that it has to offer, in your own personal vehicle together with an experienced driver / tour guide. We are experts on The Great Ocean Road, focussing on ONLY this area. We visit all the main hot spots such as the world famous 12 Apostles, plus other must-see attractions including Maits Rest and Great Otway National Park. Stay overnight in the beautiful coastal township of Apollo Bay before a visit to the Twelve Apostles. Tour departs Melbourne 10:00am. Returns back to Melbourne on the following day at 4pm. All our vehicles are comfy air conditioned, with privacy shades, UV tinted glass, USB charging port. Plus free wifi & bottled water. *We also offer an upgrade with an Optional 2 hour walking tour of Melbourne CBD
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  • 2 days
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$514.36
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Small-Group Historical and Haunted Walking Tour of Melbourne

Small-Group Historical and Haunted Walking Tour of Melbourne

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From haunted graveyards to Jack The Ripper, Melbourne's scary past comes to light on this ghost and murder tour of the CBD. Join us as we explore Melbourne's scary side while visiting three of her best kept bar secrets. Discover three amazing laneway bars. You'll also receive a free mystery gift to celebrate your time with us. Photos of your tour can also be provided at no extra charge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.72
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Should I book Old Melbourne Gaol tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Old Melbourne Gaol can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Old Melbourne Gaol 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Old Melbourne Gaol costs USD 15.90. Guided Old Melbourne Gaol tours start around USD 15.90 per person.
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